Quirks & Quarks for March 29, 2014


download_blue.jpg This week, we find out how the Mongol Empire ran on rain; how humans can smell a trillion different scents; why a spider allies with an ant against another spider; how infant planets survive a stellar bully; why fish hit a depth limit; and how global warming shrinks salamanders


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Theme music bed copyright Raphaël Gluckstein, Creative Commons License by-nc-nd-2.0